Family Prayer Resources

Prayer comes in many forms. Discover the Rosary and so much more!

Filter Content by:

BLOG


Praying with Images: Joyful

Visio Divina, sacred looking at art, is a unique way to pray. This collection of images of the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary is a wonderful activity for the entire family.

READ MORE

BLOG


Praying with Images: Glorious

A collection of images (and reflections) for discussing the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary with your family.

READ MORE

BLOG


Praying with Images: Sorrowful

Spend time with the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary; a prayerful activity for all generations.

READ MORE

BLOG


Praying with Images: Luminous

The beauty of using art to draw into family prayer. This collection of images of the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary is a wonderful activity for the entire family.

READ MORE

ebook


Venerable Patrick Peyton Explains the Rosary

Father Peyton's wisdom on family prayer; this eBook includes step-by-step how to pray the Rosary instructions.

DOWNLOAD FREE eBook

blog


A Walk through the Museum of Family Prayer

A journey with words, through the life of Venerable Patrick Peyton and the Museum of Family Prayer: A Contemporary Experience of Father Peyton’s Ministry.

READ MORE

Blog


Praying with Children

Family-friendly ideas for praying together—something for everyone.

READ MORE...

ebook


Fifteen Promises of the Rosary

With Step-by-step Rosary Instructions...

DOWNLOAD FREE eBook

eBook


10 Rosary Tips For Rosary Strugglers

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying!

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

Blog


Reasons We Turn to the Rosary in Prayer

While prayer may not change our circumstances, it will often change our hearts. It brings us closer to God in a way that allows Him to comfort us, guide us, and occasionally reveal His will for us...

READ MORE

ebook


Praying the Rosary: The Glorious Mysteries

With Scripture References and Reflections...

DOWNLOAD EBOOK

eBook


Joyful Mystery Scriptural Rosary

With Scripture References and Reflections...

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

ebook


Praying the Rosary: The Sorrowful Mysteries

Why Family Prayer?

DOWNLOAD EBOOK

Blog


The Third Joyful Mystery: Joseph at the Birth of Jesus

I would like to invite you to reflect with me on the role played by Joseph as a father...

READ MORE...

Blog


Pray the Rosary for Expectant Mothers

The writers of Family Rosary's sister ministry, Catholic Mom, enthusiastically gathered to share meditations on each Mystery of the Rosary in a special way for pregnant mothers.

READ MORE...

ebook


Catholic Mom Rosary Stories eBook

Contributors from CatholicMom.com share their experiences praying the Rosary with and for their families. Through these Rosary Stories, encounter moments of heavenly intercession, unexplained peace, and abundant graces bestowed upon families.

DOWNLOAD FREE eBook

Blog


Ten Virtues of Mary and the Rosary

Saint Louis de Montfort highlights ten imitation-worthy virtues of Our Blessed Mother in his writing, True Devotion to Mary. Some of these virtues we may recognize in ourselves; others offer us an opportunity to not only grow in awareness but also to grow in holiness.

READ MORE...

ebook


The Queenship of Mary: My Queen and My Mother

A Study of Sacred Art...

Download FREE eBook

ebook


Art of the Crucifixion and the Good Thief

When we look upon such artwork it is not only to celebrate Christ but also a moment of reflection into our own lives —are we doing what God asks of us?

Download FREE eBook

Infographic


Praying the Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows of Mary

How to Pray the Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows of Mary

Download Infographic

eBook


St. Joseph: A Saint Worth Celebrating

Why is Saint Joseph a fitting guide for us as we seek to discover (or rediscover) the Rosary?

Download FREE eBook

Blog


St. Joseph Teaches Us to Think, Trust, and Act

Have you ever felt abandoned and betrayed by someone you thought you knew?

READ MORE...

eBook


5 Ways To Honor Mary in May

As the Mother of Jesus, we invite you and your family to celebrate the month of May.

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

Blog


Teaching the Faith through Stories

How parents can pass on the Catholic faith through stories -- personal, Biblical, and from the Tradition of the Church.

READ MORE...

eBook


The History of the Advent Wreath

Lighting an Advent wreath is a traditional way to prepare for Christmas.

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

Video


How To Make An Advent Wreath

Step by Step...

WATCH VIDEO

eBook


A Novena Of Prayer For Families

A novena is a devotion traditionally prayed over a period of nine days.

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

Family Activity


The First Joyful Mystery

The Annunciation

DOWNLOAD FAMILY ACTIVITY

Family Activity


The Second Joyful Mystery

The Visitation

DOWNLOAD FAMILY ACTIVITY

Family Activity


The Fourth Joyful Mystery

The Presentation in the Temple

DOWNLOAD FAMILY ACTIVITY

Family Activity


The Third Joyful Mystery

The Birth of Our Lord

DOWNLOAD FAMILY ACTIVITY

Family Activity


The Fifth Joyful Mystery

The Finding of Child Jesus in the Temple

DOWNLOAD FAMILY ACTIVITY

Blog


Discover The Rosary With St. John Paul II

Saint John Paul II, Our Mentor in the School of Mary

READ MORE

Blog


What is the Rosary?

For some it is merely a collection of beads on a string but for others it is an enduring devotional prayer for Catholic Christians.

READ MORE

EBOOK


If You Want Peace In Your Life Pray The Rosary

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying with your family.

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

eBook


5 Tips For Reluctant The Rosary Prayer

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying with your family.

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

eBook


Three Simple Ways to Honor Mary

Celebrating our spiritual Mother!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Blessing Your Children

The power behind a little holy water and some prayer.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Planting a Mary Garden

Honor Our Mother in this unique way!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


13 Tips for Your Marriage

Here are some helpful insights to having a successful, healthy, faith-filled marriage!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Become a Mary-Like Conversationalist

Bring out the best in others by learning to converse like Mary!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Make Your Family's Faith Alive this Summer

Four ways to bring your family closer to God!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


5 Ways to Help Your Children Discern Their Personal Vocation

Help your children say, "yes" to God's call!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


6 Tips for Living Sunday Differently

God invites us to keep Sunday holy and with His grace, anything is possible!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for First Reconciliation

Teach your children the importance of this beautiful sacrament.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Budget-Friendly Date Nights for Catholic Couples

Whether for Valentine's Day or throughout the year, here are some ideas to make room for intentional time together!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


12 Days of Christmas

It's a busy time of year for everyone, but it's important we carry the spirit of Christmas with us throughout the year.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Advent Resources

We're here to support your family's Advent journey!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Seven Ways to Observe Advent with Children

Add a more reflective or penitential note to your family’s Advent observance!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


The Extra Rosary Bead

An uplifting story of a mother and her special devotion to making Rosaries.

Download FREE eBook

Podcast


Rosary Inspirations

A conversation about the Rosary at work from Catholic Momcast!

Listen Now

eBook


13 Ways a Busy Mom Can Pray the Rosary

Who has time for a long, Rosary prayer anyway?

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Children Learn the Rosary Activity

An activity to help you pray!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Praying with Movies and TV

If you're struggling to make family prayer time a little more interesting, you might try integrating this type of prayer!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Back to School Resolutions

Helpful tips for making the transition back to school.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


3 Things We Can Learn from Our Lady of Sorrows

We can learn a few very important lessons from Our Holy Mother.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Make Time for Prayer

Twelve ways to squeeze more prayer time in your day!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Mary

Act out this script from Catholic Central and learn about Our Mother!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Understanding the history of this feast day!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Navigating Prayer Time as Children Grow

Exploring the creative ways of keeping prayer in our children's lives.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


A Fruitful and Faith-Filled Summer

Five ideas to enhance these summer months!

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Birthday of Venerable Patrick Peyton

All to honor the Rosary Priest.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


The Cycle of Motherhood

Embracing the Glorious Mysteries in Parenthood.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


P.R.A.I.S.E

Transform your family into a peaceful and faith-filled example of God's love.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


The Passion of Our Lord

Fruitful meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries for your Holy Week.

Download FREE eBook

Video


Catholic Central: Reconciliation

The powerful but often misunderstood sacrament that enables us to mend our relationship with God and heal.

Watch Episode

eBook


Take It Up

Seven Ideas for a Lenten Challenge

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Just Friends

When Affection & Action become Step-Stools to Heaven

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Traveling to the Temple with the Holy Family

Understanding the Presentation in the Temple like you never have before.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Feast of the Epiphany

Learning from the Holy Family what it means to completely trust in God.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Oh Holy Night

Christmas Eve, the Rosary and what’s really important in life.

Download FREE eBook

ebook


What Is Advent All About?

Each year, amid the busyness of our Christmas preparations, the Advent season offers...

Download FREE eBook

eBook


The Best Part of Christmas is the First Six Letters!

Ease into this special season with a reflection on the First Week of Advent.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Grace Before Meals

Some helpful tips to keep grace before meals an important part of family prayer.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


Six Simple Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

Gratitude isn't easy. It takes practice and effort, and that's especially important when it comes to our kids.

Download FREE eBook

App


Daily Family Prayer App

We know you and your family are busy and it's often difficult to find the time to pray. The Daily Family Prayer App can help, as it provides a short reflection and prayer for your family to carry with you throughout the day.

Daily Family Prayer App (Apple)

Daily Family Prayer App (Android)

eBook


Want To Grow In Holiness As A Family

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying with your family.

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

Blog


Are You Up to the Task?

Our guest contributor this week isn't timid about asking us this tough question. He's challenging us--as his mother challenged him years ago--to faithfully pray the Rosary.

READ MORE

ebook


Our Lady of the Rosary: A Study of Sacred Art

The admiration for Our Lady of the Rosary, the Christ child, and the Rosary are inspiration for numerous works of sacred art...

DOWNLOAD FREE eBook

Video


How to Make an Advent Wreath

Watch this short 3-minute video below to learn how to make your own Advent wreath.

WATCH VIDEO

ebook


We Have Beheld His Glory: A Study of Renaissance Sacred Art

This eBook author reflects on note-worthy similarities and differences in these three works of the Birth of Jesus Christ painted during the Late Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods...

DOWNLOAD EBOOK

Blog


Advent - The Season of Waiting

Guest blogger, Christine O'Brien reminds us of eight beautiful traditions the Church offers us and our families to help open and unclutter our hearts. She calls them The Advent Treasure Chest...

READ MORE

Blog


Our Lady of Guadalupe

During Advent, we turn to Our Lady of Gudalupe and allow her Son into our homes—to heal and strengthen families, in new and unexpected ways!

READ MORE

Podcast


Family Theater Classic Radio Series

Christmas Program

LISTEN TO PODCAST

Blog


Almsgiving as a Family Throughout the Year

Meaningful ways to practice Almsgiving not only during the holidays but throughout the year.

READ MORE...

ebook


Keeping Christ in Advent

In this new eBook, three creative mothers share activities that help keep Christ in their families during the Advent season. A new activity in your family next week might create room for a new beautiful family tradition to grow!

READ MORE

Ebook


Why is Lent 40 Days?

The word Lent comes from the “lengthening” of daylight hours as we progress from the darkness of winter to the new light of spring. This eBook explains various ways this season of forty days is significant.

Download FREE eBook

eBook


We Help Families Pray

It is never too late to bring The Gift of Prayer into your Advent traditions.

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

Ebook


Almsgiving as a Family

Discover a variety of ways your family can practice almsgiving this Lent.

DOWNLOAD EBOOK

Blog


Why Pray Now

If you’ve been waiting to start growing in a life of prayer, don’t wait, don’t say “Someday when…” Let’s pray together now.

READ MORE

Ebook


Standing at the Foot of the Cross: A Study of Sacred Art

Take a closer look this Lent at artwork of the Crucifixion. The three artworks included in this eBook compare a traditional Gospel Crucifixion with two others that have taken more artistic liberties.

DOWNLOAD EBOOK

Blog


Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception — Thoughts and Reflection Questions for Families

READ MORE...

Blog


Where Can We Seek God?

The Catholic faith points to many ways to seek God—prayer, sacraments, scripture, and works of mercy—which will you choose?

READ MORE

Blog


Almsgiving is Informed by Authentic Love

Father Fred Jenga shares a poignant lesson regarding the secret ingredient needed in every act of our almsgiving.

READ MORE

Blog


The Expectant Hope of Easter

Let us proceed through this Holy Week, Rosaries in hand, as if we are holding Mary's hand, as we emerge from the darkness of Lent into the Light of Easter with our hope renewed.

READ MORE

Blog


Why Go to the Blessed Mother

Often times Catholics are questioned, "Why not go directly to God? Why do you go to Mary with your prayers?

READ MORE...

Blog


Devotion to Mary is Devotion to Christ

As a young girl, I felt very drawn to Mary. There was not necessarily a “reason” for this. I could hardly understand her Immaculate Conception, her Fiat, her suffering at the Foot of the Cross. Still, I would often find myself reaching out...

READ MORE...

Blog


Our Lady of Guadalupe

During Advent, we turn to Our Lady of Gudalupe and allow her Son into our homes—to heal and strengthen families, in new and unexpected ways!

READ MORE

eBook


We Have Beheld His Glory

Nativity Art — Study and Discussion Guide for Families

DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK

Blog


Praying Together Staying Together

Discover some of the many reasons the family rosary has been proposed by the Church for families as a primary means of praying together.

READ MORE...

Boog


A Thousand Trifles at the Same Time

Advent is a season of blessing because it marks the Birth of Jesus and an opportunity to meditate on the Divine Mystery.

READ MORE...

Blog


Pray Your Way Through the 12 Days of Christmas

A prayer prompt for each of the Twelve Days of Christmas

READ MORE...

eBook


A Family Novena Celebrating Venerable Patrick Peyton's Birth

The annual Family Novena Celebrating Venerable Patrick Peyton’s Birth, January 9–17, is your opportunity to seek Father Peyton and Our Blessed Mother’s intercession for your family’s needs in 2024.

READ MORE...

eBook


Novena de oración para las familias en honor al Aniversario del nacimiento del Venerable Patrick Peyton

Del 9 al 17 de enero es su oportunidad de buscar la intercesión del Padre Peyton y de Nuestra Santísima Madre por las necesidades de su familia en 2024.

DESCARGAR AQUI:

Video


Rosary Dads

Go deeper with your family today, and Go To Joseph with us as we reflect on his strength and faith...

WATCH VIDEO

Video


Rosary Dads

This inspirational dad explains how he discovered that lifting his family up to God strengthened his masculinity.

WATCH VIDEO

Video


Rosary Dads

Wisdom and inspiration from some awesome Rosary Dads who are doing their best to pass on the faith to their children...

WATCH VIDEO

Video


Rosary Dads

Wisdom and inspiration from a husband and father seeking to pass on the faith to his children and strengthen his family.

WATCH VIDEO

Video


Father Patrick Peyton C.S.C. and The Cross

Father David S. Marcham reflects on the Cross and how Father Patrick Peyton C.S.C. serves as an inspiring example...

WATCH VIDEO

Video


The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Father Leo Polselli C.S.C. opens up about the blessings and graces that the sacrament of reconciliation can bring to us during our Lenten journeys.

WATCH VIDEO

Sorry, we couldn't find any results right now.

Daily Family Prayer Sign Up